Basics of Functional Safety Part 4 – Software Safety Considerations to IEC 61508-3
Wednesday, 21st July 2021 at 1:00pm
For a copy of the slides from the webinar please click here.
This is Part 4 of the SaRS Technical Learning webinar series on the Basics of Functional Safety. The series gives an overview on the various aspects of Functional Safety and compliance with international standards and responds directly to topics requested from the previous webinar feedback forms. The series is presented by experts from Engineering Safety Consultants (ESC) Ltd.
In Part 4 we set out the key elements of software safety development within safety-related systems / elements covering:
- What does the standard IEC 61508-3 say?
- Processes that are available to assist the development, and
- How can a company demonstrate compliance with IEC 61508-3
Part 4 is presented by Dr Fan Ye. Fan has worked in safety consultancy in industries including oil and gas, chemical, nuclear power and defence since completing his PhD in 2005. Fan is a Charted Engineer (CEng) by the Engineering Council via IET. He is a GIAC certified Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP). He is a Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE) and TÜV Rheinland and Technis certified Functional Safety Engineer. His expertise lies in the areas of hazard identification and risk assessment, safety case development, safety management, system reliability, and ICS Cyber Security.
Fan is a committee member of both the BSI GEL/65/1 and the IEC 61508 Part 3. Fan has extensive knowledge on international safety standards such as IEC 61508, IEC 61511 and UK Defence Standards and Military of Defence (MoD) policy. Fan is familiar with UK’s Health and Safety legislation and the As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP) principle for safety risk management underpinned by cost-benefit analysis